Posts From Fintech News Hong Kong

The Missing Regtech Startups In Singapore & Hong Kong

Regtech might not be a familiar name to most people but it is an important component in the fintech space. Regtech stands for regulatory technology which exists to help financial institutions and other organizations comply with increasingly stringent compliance rules.

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WeLab Secures US$25 Million Credit Facility To Fuel Hong Kong Growth

WeLab, one of the fastest growing fintech companies in Greater China, has announced it has secured a credit facility of US$25 million from ING Bank. WeLab is the operator of Wolaidai (我来贷), one of China’s largest mobile lending platforms, and

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First 5 Licensed Players in Hong Kong Digital Payment Landscape

Hong Kong had granted Stored Value Facilities (SVF) Licenses to the first 5 batch of digital payment payment providers last month according to Startup Beat. This is in response to Payment Systems and Stored Value Facilities Ordinance which came into

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Hong Kong’s Top 11 Fintech Influencers

With financial services accounting for 16% of its GDP and employing 236,000 people, or 6% of total employment in Hong Kong, it comes with little surprise that the region has made fintech one of its top priorities. Hong Kong, one

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Fintech Regulation in Asia: How Singapore, HK, Korea, Japan, China, India Are Doing it

In 2015, Asia’s fintech startups attracted US$4.5 billion in venture capital funding through 130 deals, making the region the second biggest player in terms of venture capital following North America with US$7.7 billion through 378 deals. According to a report

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8 Fintech Startups Enter The FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific

The startups will undergo a 12-week mentorship programme led by senior financial executives in a series of workshops at the Hong Kong-based tech business park Cyberport to commercialise their products. 8 leading financial technology (fintech) companies today begin a 12-week mentorship

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Top 4 Mobile Payment Apps in Hong Kong

In contempt of the advanced banking systems and financial platforms offered by the city’s multi-billion dollar banks and financial institutions, a substantial portion of the Hong Kong population currently utilizes non-bank payment platforms and applications to send cross-border payments and

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6 Hong Kong Crypto and Blockchain Platforms You Should Know

Over the past few years, the fintech industries of south and northeast Asian countries including Hong Kong, Singapore, and China have demonstrated rapid growth and development, creating some of the most established and innovative Crypto and blockchain startups in all

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Asia’s First Robo-Advisor Mobile App Chloe To Launch in Hong Kong

8 Securities, a leading fintech firm in Asia, today announced the upcoming launch of Asia’s first robo-advisor mobile app Chloe in Hong Kong. The minimum investment amount with Chloe will be under HK$1,000. In addition, customers will have the freedom

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FINOVATE The Fintech Show is Back in Asia. This Time in Hong Kong

Finovate Asia in Hong Kong: Since 2007, Finovate conferences have showcased new innovations in banking, investment, insurance, lending, payment solutions and other financial services technology. At Finovate, selected startups and companies always did their best to impress a passionate crowd

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